Zambia: LGBT hit back against state, church

Published: June 1, 2010

Zambia: LGBT hit back against state, church

Zambian LGBT have hit back against attacks by churches, seemingly encouraged by Zambia’s ruling party, amidst fears of an impeding ‘crackdown’ following government actions in Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

LGBTI rights group Friends of RAINKA say that the Evangelical fellowship of Zambia should “cease using the gay community as a scapegoat for their inadequacies and failures. The Zambian gay community will not be used by fledgling religious organisations for publicity or monetary gain.”

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